Gift Guide: 17 Cookbooks To Give To Your Favorite Food Lover
Books for all the cooks (and aspiring cooks) on your shopping list this season.
Clean Green Eats
by Candice Kumai
Simple and beautiful whole foods recipes like Sweet Potato Avocado Bowls and Granola Bars.
Très Green, Très Clean, Très Chic
by Rebecca Leffler
For the plant-based Francophile. Cauliflower Steak Frites, anyone?
by Nigella Lawson
The domestic goddess is back with lots of nourishing recipes for the home cook, like this Ramen-For-One.
by Jennie Ripps and Maria Littlefield
Tea-based cocktails for every mood and taste.
Bon Appétit: The Food Lover's Cleanse
by Sarah Dickerman
The yearly cleanse program from ultimate foodie mag Bon Appétit has made its way into a cookbook. Expect healthy recipes with tons of flavor and flourish.
NOPI: The Cookbook
by Yotam Ottolenghi and Ramael Scully
Recipes from beloved vegetable enthusiast Ottolenghi's swankiest restaurant, NOPI. Unexpected flavor combinations take whole foods to the next level.
Make Your Own Rules Cookbook
by Tara Stiles
The follow-up cookbook to the Make Your Own Rules Diet from star yogi and talented cook Tara Stiles.
Get the Glow
by Madeline Shaw
A six-week whole foods program to help you ditch junk food and feel more energized and satisfied. Think Vegetable-Packed Curries and vibrant smoothie bowls.
The Healthy Chef: Purely Delicious
by Teresa Cutter
The title says it all. Stunning recipes from a clean-eating chef.
by Elizabeth Stein
The creator of ancient grain cereal brand Purely Elizabeth shares recipes for every time of day. We love her Baked Eggs for a super-powered breakfast (or dinner).
Near & Far
by Heidi Swanson
Travel-inspired recipes by the talented vegetarian food blogger that will make you simultaneously want to get on a plane and get in the kitchen. Try her Italian Farro Salad for starters.
by Gena Hamshaw
Vegan recipes that you don't actually have to be vegan to love.
A Modern Way to Eat
by Anna Jones
With more than 200 vegetarian recipes, this is the new go-to cookbook if you want to take your plant-based meals from good to great.
Good and Cheap
by Leanne Brown
Perfect for your favorite student or budget-conscious pal. It teaches you how to eat well on just $4 a day. And for each copy you buy, copy goes to someone in need.
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The Taco Cleanse
by Wes Allison, Stephanie Bogdanich, Molly R. Frisinger, and Jessica Morris
Because in 2016 we should all pledge to eat more tacos. The Taco Cleanse is a "tortilla-based diet" from four Austin-based vegans who are all about tacos, guacamole, and margaritas.
The Plantiful Table
by Andrea Duclos
Plant-based recipes that everyone in the family can enjoy from the author of cooking blog, OhDearDrea.
The Rawsome Vegan Cookbook
by Emily von Euw
Raw (and lightly cooked) foods look easy and beautiful in this vivid book.
Leah Vanderveldt is an author living in Brooklyn, New York. She received her bachelor’s in communications and media from Fordham University, and is certified in culinary nutrition from the Natural Gourmet Institute. She is the author of two cookbooks: The New Nourishing and The New Porridge.
Vanderveldt is a former food editor at mindbodygreen and has previously worked for Vogue, Vanity Fair, and Australian Home Beautiful.